Community and living
We regularly sweep the roads and empty the litter bins around the Borough. We also arrange for the removal of abandoned vehicles and graffiti.
Using this form you can notify us of issue in your area involving graffiti, litter, fly-tipping, fouling, abandoned vehicles, playgrounds, parks or other general street care issues.
Find out about Rossendale's Markets in Bacup, Haslingden and Rawtenstall and how to become a trader.
Find out about how your local Neighbourhood Forum is helping to improve your local community and how you can get involved in shaping services in your area.
During this difficult time find out about our council run cemeteries, services available from the council and other support and assistance.
Emergency Planning is about preparing for, and when necessary, responding to major emergencies that affects the people or environment of Rossendale.
The Community Right to Challenge is part of the Localism Act 2011. The Right to Challenge came into force on 27 June 2012. It is intended to make it easier for voluntary and community groups or council employees to bid to run council services.
The Community Right to Bid (also known as Assets of Community Value) is part of the Localism Act 2011. The Right to Bid gives communities a right to identify up front a building or other land that they believe to be of importance to their communitys social well-being. Parishes and community organisation (must meet criteria) can nominate a building or land to be listed on an Assets of Community Value Register. Nominations may not be made by individuals or principal local authorities themselves. The Right covers private as well as public assets.
Find out about the Council's joint protocol for managing unauthorised encampments within Rossendale, as well as how to report an unauthorised encampment and advice for land owners.
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Find out how we can work with your residents groups, charities and community groups, to help you develop, receive funding and work more closely with the council.
Pest Control Officers will deal with pests that are harmful to public health. For example: rats, mice, cockroaches, ants, fleas, bed bugs and wasp nests.
Help Direct is a new service for all adults in East Lancashire funded by Lancashire County Council. We aim to be your first port of call to get access to the practical support, guidance and information you need to get the most out of life.
A Community Asset Transfer is where the ownership and/or management of a Council owed asset are handed over to a community based organisation. This would usually be through long term lease or management agreement.